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unkachuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-02-11 08:55 PM
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48. characterizing our Prez....
....as 'kind of a dick' doesn't display a nice reporterly attitude....

....and no matter how often a reporter may think or feel it, they should never refer to a president as a pussy, jagoff, fuckwad, dickpull, scumbag, fucker, chicken-fucker, mother-fucker, cum-sucker, son-of-a-bitch, snotball or Republican....unless they're referring to the chimp....
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  -MSNBC suspends analyst Mark Halperin over characterization of President Obama kpete  Jun-30-11 10:50 AM   #0 
  - Kind of a...what? Now I'm curious.  TwilightGardener   Jun-30-11 10:53 AM   #1 
  - "dick"  CherokeeDem   Jun-30-11 10:55 AM   #2 
     - Yikes. No "journalist" should be allowed to call the President a dick.  TwilightGardener   Jun-30-11 10:58 AM   #3 
     - There's a great commentary posted in another thread....  CherokeeDem   Jun-30-11 11:02 AM   #6 
     - His father is or was a Democrat, too. (Not sure if Poppy Halperin is still alive.)  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:04 AM   #39 
        - His dad, Mort, worked for the ACLU at one point. He had worked in the  CTyankee   Jul-02-11 07:26 AM   #42 
     - It is an exhibit of unmistakable bias.  Dept of Beer   Jun-30-11 11:06 AM   #7 
     - Halperin a Reporter?  RobinA   Jun-30-11 11:38 AM   #14 
     - He was clearly trying to be cute and clever, but you lose all credibility  TwilightGardener   Jun-30-11 11:46 AM   #18 
     - No country should be allowed to set up torture camps either  StarburstClock   Jun-30-11 11:46 AM   #19 
        - Er...OK.  TwilightGardener   Jun-30-11 11:47 AM   #20 
     - Yeah, if Scarborogh endorsed the statement absolutely they should have! nt  jimlup   Jun-30-11 11:33 AM   #12 
     - The 7 Second Delay  DallasNE   Jun-30-11 01:49 PM   #34 
     - Agree, esp. smarmy, chronicaqlly dishonest Scarborough  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:17 AM   #40 
  - Dick - that's was "Dick" Halperin called President Obama  abbeyco   Jun-30-11 10:59 AM   #4 
  - Halperin is a colossal dick, so I guess it takes 1 to know 1?  catbyte   Jun-30-11 10:59 AM   #5 
  - MoJo's a waste of effort - theirs AND mine.  Plucketeer   Jun-30-11 11:11 AM   #8 
  - Thank you! Why do progressives help their ratings  99 Percent Sure   Jun-30-11 11:21 AM   #10 
     - Well, I'm not part of the ratings system so it makes no difference if I watch or not.  CTyankee   Jun-30-11 12:07 PM   #24 
        - If you have a cable box, you probably are part of the ratings system.  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:20 AM   #41 
  - I don't accept forced apologies  bluestateguy   Jun-30-11 11:19 AM   #9 
  - And to criticize the President of the United States when we are at war and have troops in the field  AlbertCat   Jun-30-11 11:40 AM   #15 
  - I hope that you were joking.  Beacool   Jun-30-11 12:27 PM   #27 
  - Of course we never criticized Bush.  emilyg   Jun-30-11 12:30 PM   #28 
  - I'm on your side, but there is a difference between our criticizing Bush on a message board and  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:34 AM   #45 
     - My feelings on politicians  emilyg   Jul-02-11 12:31 PM   #46 
  - Sorry, but that's what Republicans said about Dummya and Iraqistan.  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:27 AM   #43 
  - I'd say he is entitled to his opinion, but not entitled to risk  crim son   Jun-30-11 11:29 AM   #11 
  - He is entitled to risk revealing it on air. However, he must accept the consequences.  No Elephants   Jul-02-11 07:29 AM   #44 
  - I watched the replay and...  Hubert Flottz   Jun-30-11 11:34 AM   #13 
  - That's what I said in the e-mail I sent earlier  livetohike   Jun-30-11 01:26 PM   #31 
  - Cheney is the Dick.  rgbecker   Jun-30-11 11:44 AM   #16 
  - Yes, but I suspect he also would have been suspended for calling Cheney that.  totodeinhere   Jun-30-11 12:13 PM   #25 
  - That's about the level of discourse I'd expect from a cable news channel.  FreeBillClinton   Jun-30-11 11:45 AM   #17 
  - Did they suspend him WITH pay?  grasswire   Jun-30-11 11:48 AM   #21 
  - Have some class  bigworld   Jun-30-11 11:54 AM   #22 
  - If he thought he was being a dick and said he was being a dick  Leontius   Jun-30-11 11:55 AM   #23 
  - This is what passes for "political analysis" these days?  CTyankee   Jun-30-11 01:42 PM   #32 
  - These are the  teabaghater   Jun-30-11 12:25 PM   #26 
  - Thanks for posting the sequence. I had heard of this, but  davidwparker   Jun-30-11 12:55 PM   #29 
  - Suspended? That should be a firing offense.  FreeBillClinton   Jun-30-11 01:22 PM   #30 
  - Whaa! Leave Halperin's corporate jet alone! Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa  flamingdem   Jun-30-11 01:45 PM   #33 
  - They could get rid of him and the Scar crew for all I care.  EC   Jun-30-11 01:51 PM   #35 
  - Isn't Mr Halperin the No. 2 hack in America?  RoryK   Jun-30-11 02:04 PM   #36 
  - "Republican Suck-Up"  PassingFair   Jul-02-11 09:09 PM   #49 
  - Wasn't Nixon a Dick?  BadtotheboneBob   Jun-30-11 02:05 PM   #37 
  - all we need to know about the so-called middle of the road analysts  Supersedeas   Jul-01-11 03:46 PM   #38 
  - I Guess The President Was Too Mean To Republicans For Halperins' Taste  TomCADem   Jul-02-11 02:52 PM   #47 
  - characterizing our Prez....  unkachuck   Jul-02-11 08:55 PM   #48 
 

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